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Batman, Johnlocked

(1801–1839)
  • A. G. L. Shaw

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Batman, John (1801–1839), pioneer in Australia, was born at Parramatta, New South Wales, on 21 January 1801, the second son of William Bateman, a Middlesex cutler, transported in 1796 after being convicted of receiving stolen saltpetre worth £48, and his wife, Mary, who travelled out with him as a free woman. He was educated at ...

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